Catholic University College of Ghana

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Catholic University College of Ghana
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Catholic University College of Ghana logo
Motto Scientiae Ac Sapientiae Lumen Splendeat. Translation: "May the Light of Knowledge and Wisdom Shine Forth"
Type Private
Established 3 March 2003
Chancellor Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson
Vice-Chancellor Professor James Hawkins Ephraim
Address Catholic University College of Ghana, P.O.Box 363, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region, Fiapre, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
Affiliations University of Ghana, Boston College, Catholic University of America, Saint Mary's University
Website www.cug.edu.gh

Numerous distinguished Catholic Universities have been established all across the world by the Catholic Church, inclusive is the Catholic University College of Ghana. The university is among the very dignified private universities. Over the years the Catholic University of Ghana has moved to gain higher reputation nationally as well as international recognition. The university is located in Ghana specifically at Fiapre, Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. It was granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board on 4 December 2002.[1][2] The first batch of students started on 3 March 2003.[2] The formal inauguration of the university was on 13 November 2003.[3]

Organization[edit]

Faculty of Economic and Business Administration[edit]

This faculty runs programmes leading to the award of the following degrees.[4]

  • BSc Management
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Banking and Finance
  • Bsc Accounting
  • Bsc Human Resource Management
  • BSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • BSc Management and Organisational Development
  • Bsc Marketing

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • MBA Accounting
  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Human Resource Management
  • MBA Marketing

Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences and Technology[edit]

This faculty has produced four-year programmes leading to a

  • BSc in Computer Science.
  • Bsc in Actuarial Science
  • Bsc in Mathematics with Economics
  • Bsc in Information Technology (Networking & Security)
  • Bsc in Information Technology (Computer Application )[5]

Faculty of Religious Studies[edit]

  • BA Religious Studies

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • M.A Religious Studies and Pastoral Ministry

Faculty of Public Health and Allied Sciences[edit]

This faculty has produced four-year programmes leading to a

  • BSc in Public Health ( Health Management Option, Health Informatics Option, Health Education Option)
  • Bsc in General Nursing
  • Msc Public Health
  • Mphil Public Health

Faculty of Education[edit]

  • Bachelor of Education in English (B.Ed. English)
  • Bachelor of Education in Mathematics (B.Ed. Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Education in Computer Science (B.Ed. Computer Science)
  • Bachelor of Education in Accounting (B.Ed. Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Education in Geography (B.Ed. Geography)
  • Bachelor of Education in Religious Studies (B.Ed. Religious Studies)
  • Diploma in Basic Education for Non-Degree holders
  • One-Year Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) for Degree Holders
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Education

The Centre for Enrichment Studies[edit]

  • Certificate in English Language
  • Certificate in French Language

The Centre for Applied Research, Consultancy and Community Outreach[edit]

The centre promotes research within the University and be a creative link with the local communities.

Affiliations[edit]

The university has a number of affilitations with other educational institutions.[6]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Accredited Institutions – University Colleges". National Accreditation Board. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  2. ^ a b "The Pioneer Yearbook 2006 – The Senior Class of 2006" (PDF). Yearbook. Catholic University College of Ghana. 2006. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  3. ^ "The Pioneer Yearbook 2006 – The Senior Class of 2006" (PDF). Yearbook. Catholic University College of Ghana. 2006. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Faculty of Economic and Business Administration Programme of Studies". Official Website. Catholic University of Ghana. Archived from the original on 1 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  5. ^ "Programme for BSc, Computer Science (CS)" (pdf). BSc Computer Science Programme. Catholic University of Ghana. 2005. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  6. ^ "The Pioneer Yearbook 2006 – The Senior Class of 2006" (PDF). Year book. Catholic University of Ghana. 2006. p. 34. Archived from the original (pdf) on 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  7. ^ "About Us – Profile of the University". Official Website. University of Ghana. 2005. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 

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